Matthew Grooms

Planning & Urban Development Department
Title: Senior Planner
Phone: 207-874-8725
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Matt joined the Department of Planning & Urban Development as a Planner in 2016 and transitioned to the role of Senior Planner in 2019. In those capacities, he has managed a wide array of development review proposals and policy initiatives, including major efforts to update the city's waterfront zoning, and is now extensively involved with the ReCode Portland project. Prior to joining the department, Matt worked at the local, regional and state levels as a Planner in Massachusetts, Texas and Maryland. He received his Master of Community Planning degree from the University of Maryland.  

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